Altra Key Markets

Altra Key Markets

Key Markets

Given that virtually any application involving motion has the opportunity to utilize an Altra product, it should come as no surprise that we serve a large and diverse set of end markets. This broad-based exposure provides us with a well-rounded perspective and enables us to identify and collect best practices across industries and deploy solutions tailored to specific customer requirements.

Altra’s operating companies maintain an extensive portfolio of motion control and power transmission products and systems which provide solutions to customers in many end markets around the world. Our technical market-focused sales teams are well versed in specialized applications and have significant experience solving both common and unique customer challenges.

While we maintain extensive knowledge of many applications within many industries, some of our strongest capabilities exist within our Key Markets.

Aerospace Defense

Aerospace & Defense

  • Rotary Wing Main Drives & Accessories
  • Fixed Wing Aircraft Accessory Drives
  • Fixed Wing Aircraft Cargo Systems
  • Land-Based Vehicles Driveline
  • Drones

Crane Hoist

Crane & Hoist

  • Overhead Traveling Bridge Cranes
  • Gantry Cranes
  • Jib Cranes
  • Monorail Lifting Systems
  • Top Slewing Cranes
  • Chain and Wire Rope Hoists

Electronics Market


  • Electronic Wafer Manufacturing
  • Component Miniaturization
  • Semiconductor Equipment
  • IC Fabrication



  • Commercial Elevators
  • Industrial Elevators
  • Residential Elevators
  • Stair Lifts
  • Escalators

Factory Automation Market

Factory Automation

  • Precision Control & Safety Requirements
  • Industry 4.0
  • Internet of Things

Farm Ag

Farm & Agriculture

  • Mowers
  • Fan Drives
  • Grain Handling & Drying Equipment
  • Seeders & Sprayers
  • Pumps
  • Combines, Bailers & Harvesters

Food Beverage

Food & Beverage

  • Conveyors
  • Industrial Ovens
  • Mixers
  • Capping Equipment
  • Packaging Machinery


Forklift Truck & AGVs

  • Aerial Lifts
  • Automated Guided Vehicles
  • Electric Powered Lift Trucks
  • Gas Powered Lift Trucks

Material Handling

Material Handling

  • Bulk Material Handling Conveyors
  • Monorails
  • Storage Retrieval Systems
  • Unit Handling Conveyors

Medical Mobility

Medical & Surgical Tools

  • Powered Wheelchairs
  • Scooters
  • Surgical Tools
  • X-Ray Tables
  • Robotic/Precision Surgery
  • Medical Pumps

Metals Market

Metals Market

  • Levelers
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Steel Mill Roll Stands
  • Steel Slitters
  • Cranes

Mining Aggregate

Mining & Aggregate

  • Ball Mills
  • Cement Kilns
  • Mine Hoists
  • Drag Lines
  • Mining Shovels
  • Conveyors

Oil Rig

Oil & Gas

  • Gas Compressor Pumps
  • Off Shore Drilling Platforms
  • Oil and Gas Wells
  • Hydraulic Fracturing

Robotics Market


  • Collaborative Robots
  • Industrial Articulated Robots
  • Medical Robotics Autonomous
  • Mobile Robotics

Wind Turbines

Renewable Energy

  • Wind Turbines
  • Tidal Turbines
  • Solar Power
  • Ethanol Production Equipment



  • Class 8 Trucks
  • Automotive Seat Bearings
  • Off-road Vehicles
  • Light Duty Rail Transmissions

Turf Garden

Outdoor Power Equipment

  • Commercial Lawn Mowers
  • Golf Course Maintenance Equipment
  • Residential Lawn Mowers
  • Utility Vehicles

Water Wastewater

Water & Wastewater

  • Cooling Towers
  • Pumps
  • Wastewater Treatment Facilities
  • Water Filtration